Day 86: Everything In Our Story Happens For A Reason #dearagent #wewrite

Day 13 of Agent Search: Dear Agent; Today I am having a rough day. I am pushing myself to come to the page. It's much easier to turn on the TV and watch Supernatural all day. My neck is tense. I have a slight headache. But I am here. I am present. I am writing!… Continue reading Day 86: Everything In Our Story Happens For A Reason #dearagent #wewrite

Day 83: Fantastic Advice On Writing The Plot! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 11 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, I'm too excited to keep reading. I am currently in the process of slowly and carefully studying Anne Lamott's, Bird by Bird. The first time I bought this book was over ten years ago and I never opened it. Actually, I have NO IDEA where that copy is. So… Continue reading Day 83: Fantastic Advice On Writing The Plot! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 82: A Writers Goals & Sacrifices #dearagent #wewrite

I read the most beautiful article today sent to me by my beloved partner. (See image below) She sees how hard I work and the daily goals I set for myself. There is much I want to achieve. Thank you my love for seeing the achievement of my goals with me! "Note to self from Octavia Butler,… Continue reading Day 82: A Writers Goals & Sacrifices #dearagent #wewrite

Day 81: The Character Driven Story Day #dearagent #wewrite

Day 9 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, You want a story that is character driven. You want a journey that is memorable. You want to read something that not only can you sell, but will put you on the map. It's rare to find a story that will leave people raving about the amazing characters that have been… Continue reading Day 81: The Character Driven Story Day #dearagent #wewrite

Day 80: Getting It Down On The Page! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 8 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, Yesterday was a good writing day. I was able to write 1 1/2 pages of a new scene. I wrote during my train ride into work. I kept hearing my character whispering a conversation to me. She was in my ear telling me, "I have something I need you… Continue reading Day 80: Getting It Down On The Page! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 79: Writers Need A Plan! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 7 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, I believe I have found my NEW favorite pen. It writes like the ocean breeze barely grazing my face, with my eyes closed. It's AMAZING! The words seem to flow beautifully. They just slide on the page. Its the new UNI AIR ROLLERBALL. The package reads, "AIR Bold Ink--WRITES AT… Continue reading Day 79: Writers Need A Plan! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 78: #DearAgent… On Getting Noticed! #wewrite

Day 6 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, I would be lying if I said, "I just want to write for the sake of writing, that "its not about getting noticed!" That's such bullshit! I write because for far too long I felt powerless. There was a time I was invisible even in my 6' ft.… Continue reading Day 78: #DearAgent… On Getting Noticed! #wewrite

#DearAgent ~ FREE livestream reading

Day 4 For too Long women writers have gone unnoticed. Writers who are women of color have not received the recognition and accolades we deserve. There are incredible writers and stories that have yet to be published. We are inviting literary agents, publishers, and magazine editors to join our international reading. We are inviting writers… Continue reading #DearAgent ~ FREE livestream reading

TONIGHT FREE WRTERS WORKSHOP – Via Conference call (email for dial in information) #WFW #writers

No one can teach us how to write!    Writing for me is like breathing...    This is why I write… Writing my memoir was about completing something significant for my daughter and gifting myself my very first published work at age 40. Writing scripts for the documentary Afrolatinos: The Untaught Story was about re-claiming… Continue reading TONIGHT FREE WRTERS WORKSHOP – Via Conference call (email for dial in information) #WFW #writers

#DearAgent ~ Day 3: Writing is Not Taught!

   As writers we are constantly becoming.  Everything that surrounds us informs who we are. We writers often talk about "writers block" as this thing that keeps us from coming to the page.  I feel that what blocks us is that we are consumed. There are so many things that keep us from coming to… Continue reading #DearAgent ~ Day 3: Writing is Not Taught!